August 20, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e18 2011.

Monty Don is planning ahead and planting autumn-flowering crocus at Longmeadow. Also for autumn colour, he's adding cyclamen to the spring garden, and has tips on how to get a great show from them. Joe Swift visits Marks Hall, a surprising but inspiring modern garden created within the original walls of a Victorian kitchen garden. And Carol Klein is in Staffordshire with a couple who've created a garden for all seasons in their half-acre plot.

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August 19, 2011


Monty Don, a huge fan of traditional crafts, presents a series which celebrates six of the craft skills that built Britain and its heritage, ranging from thatching to stone-masonry.

Under Monty's watchful eye, three hopefuls who are passionate about learning these trades are put through their paces by the country's leading practitioners of wood craft, metalwork, thatching, stone-masonry, weaving and stained glass. After six weeks of apprenticeship and labour, their work and achievements are judged by experts in their chosen field to see who has best mastered the craft.

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August 14, 2011

gardening australia s22e27 2011.

Stephen Ryan visits a young mother and passionate gardener to chat about her creative and productive suburban garden, Jane Edmanson travels to The Australian Garden in Cranbourne - the inspiration for the gold medal winning garden at The Chelsea Flower Show - to see the exciting new development under construction. Meanwhile Jerry Coleby-Williams identifies some weeds in the garden that can also be eaten as food.

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August 13, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e17 2011.

Monty Don prunes the deciduous hedges that are key part of the structure and form of Longmeadow. He shows us how to shape and cut as well as share tips on the right tools for the job. He also plants dahlias and cannas in pots for colour that will last from now and into the autumn and will provide a vibrant replacement for the spent lilies. Monty also heads to the capital and gets exclusive access to the second largest garden in London, the US Ambassador's garden.

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August 9, 2011

gardening australia s22e26 2011.

John Patrick visits a garden where the designer has managed to make productive use of a series of unusual gardening spaces, while Colin Campbell checks in on plant collector Bill Coombes, in Brisbane, to see how his garden is recovering after the devastating QLD floods. Also Josh Byrne checks on the progress of some of his low cost and experimental vegie projects around the garden.

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July 31, 2011

gardening australia s22e25 2011.

Sophie Thomson shows how to keep the kids gardening through the winter months with some fun planting ideas. Josh Byrne visits a couple who have worked together for over twenty years to create an abundant food forest garden and Jerry Coleby-Williams shows how to take advantage of the cool dry weather in the subtropics by propagating some unusual plants. Also Tino Carnevale helps a new home owner tackle a garden full of old and overgrown fruit trees

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July 30, 2011

get up and grow s02.

Repack of previously published articles.

Landscape architect Chris Beardshaw and property developer Colin Donaldson inspire families to make more of their outside space. They begin by helping a Ballycarry mother and daughter create a bog garden with a floating boardwalk, raised flowerbeds and a colourful terrace.

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July 30, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e16 2011.

Celebrating the arrival of the holiday season. At Longmeadow, Monty ensures that there will be late summer colour by propagating some of his favourites from the fantastically diverse salvia family. He also divides irises and reveals what has gone wrong with his onion crop. Joe finds seasonal inspiration at historic Newby Hall in North Yorkshire, home to the longest double herbaceous border in Europe. Carol is at home showing how she keeps her flower beds looking their best at this time of year. Then she heads to the heart of London and discovers some hidden gardens to visit, all for the price of a Travelcard.

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July 27, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e14 2006.

Air Date: Friday 4th August 2006.

Roses. A special edition which follows Rachel de Thame as she visits fellow rose enthusiasts throughout the country and discovers the secrets behind Britain's favourite flower. In addition, she shows how easy it is to grow container roses and reveals the result of the Gardeners' World survey to discover which of the many thousands of commercially available roses is the nation's favourite.

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July 27, 2011

a man and his garden.

This is a repack of previously published single articles.

Five-part BBC series celebrating the life and work of Geoff Hamilton, Britain’s favourite gardener, who died from a heart attack on 4 August, 1996.

Episode 1 of 5 - Roots and Sideshoots.
Episode one focuses on his early life and influences. Including interviews with his widow Lynda and identical twin brother Tony, as well as other relatives and friends. Narrated by Richard Briers.

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